Ayurvedic medicinal Plants

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Brahmi - Bacopa monnieri

Brahmi Bacopa monnieri
Brahmi - Bacopa monnieri

Properties of Brahmi

Botanical name Bacopa monnieri (Linn.) Pennell
Family Scrophulariaceae
Sanskrit Synonyms Brahmi,Trayamana,Seetakamini,Trayanthi, Bhekaparni
Ayurvedic Medicinal Properties
Rasa Kashaya, Tikta
Guna Guru, Snigda
Virya Seeta
Name of the herb in other languages
English Brahmi
Hindi Brabmbhi
Malayalam Brahmi

Description of the Plant

Annual creeper grows sticky on ground. Leaves simple, opposite, decussate, sessile, entire, obovate-oblong entire, fleshy and about 1 cm length. Flowers are whitish of bluish white, solitary, arises from the axils. Fruits contain many seeds.

Medicinal Properties of the Plant as per Ayurveda

Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, skin diseases, neuralgia, inflammations, epilepsy, insanity, ulcers, splenomegali, flatulence, fever, and general debility.

Useful parts of the herb

Plant as a whole.

Brahmi Bacopa monnieri ayurvedic medicinal plant
Brahmi - Bacopa monnieri

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